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Number: 15/1.51
Name: Brushing, scrubbing, and general cleaning > Electrostatic cleaning
Description: A machine or an implement in which an electrostatic field is applied to foreign material disposed on the surface of an object to (1) attract or repel said foreign material to remove it from said surface, or (2) to change the existing electrostatic charge on the foreign matter, the latter being removed from said surface by other cleaning means recognized by this class.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
15/1.52 Hand implement 40

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8650692 Cleaning device with electrostatic sheet auto rolling Feb. 18, 2014
8627531 Vacuum cleaner and device having ion generator Jan. 14, 2014
8572789 Separating apparatus Nov. 5, 2013
8479338 Cleaning device Jul. 9, 2013
8418299 Methods, apparatus, and systems for cleaning media in printing systems with conductive cleaning members Apr. 16, 2013
8370989 Static eliminator with dust removal feature Feb. 12, 2013
8308927 Electrofluidic textiles and cleaning implements using such electrofluidic textiles Nov. 13, 2012
8236109 Component cleaning method and storage medium Aug. 7, 2012
8172159 Surface to move a fluid via fringe electric fields May. 8, 2012
8141190 Walk-up workstation employing ionizing air nozzles and insulating panels Mar. 27, 2012
8091167 Systems and methods for contactless automatic dust removal from a glass surface Jan. 10, 2012
8046860 System and method for removing particles in semiconductor manufacturing Nov. 1, 2011
8024831 Cleaning method Sep. 27, 2011
8006340 Cleaning apparatus Aug. 30, 2011
7991342 Protective material and image forming apparatus using the protective material Aug. 2, 2011
7948552 Image pickup apparatus May. 24, 2011
7923065 Method and apparatus for removing image from recording material, and image peeling member for peeling image from recording material Apr. 12, 2011
7799138 In-situ method to reduce particle contamination in a vacuum plasma processing tool Sep. 21, 2010
7758700 Powder container, cleaning method and cleaning apparatus for cleaning the power container Jul. 20, 2010
7751024 Motion picture camera having a film magazine and means for cleaning the film Jul. 6, 2010
7591043 Vacuum cleaner and device having ion generator Sep. 22, 2009
7458123 Apparatuses and methods for cleaning test probes Dec. 2, 2008
7257852 Suction unit for use in an electric vacuum cleaner and electric vacuum cleaner employing same Aug. 21, 2007
7234185 Apparatus for removing particles Jun. 26, 2007
7174593 Vacuum cleaner having an ion generator Feb. 13, 2007
7112247 Canned gas dust remover with air ionizer Sep. 26, 2006
7096529 Box finishing machine with cleaning apparatus and method Aug. 29, 2006
7047984 Device and method for cleaning articles used in the production of semiconductor components May. 23, 2006
6941606 Sheet and web cleaner on suction hood Sep. 13, 2005
6911593 Transparent self-cleaning dust shield Jun. 28, 2005
6902630 Method for cleaning charged particles from an object Jun. 7, 2005
6817052 Apparatuses and methods for cleaning test probes Nov. 16, 2004
6799350 Suction-assisted dusting device Oct. 5, 2004
6761773 Method for controlling and removing dust and other particles from a material Jul. 13, 2004
6687938 Screen delinter Feb. 10, 2004
6560813 Dusting mitt May. 13, 2003
6558456 Apparatus for controlling mist and dust in the manufacture and finishing of paper and board May. 6, 2003
6543078 Apparatus and method for cleaning object having generally irregular surface features Apr. 8, 2003
6530108 Dusting mitt Mar. 11, 2003
6526997 Dry cleaning method for the manufacture of integrated circuits Mar. 4, 2003
6523210 Surface charge controlling apparatus for wafer cleaning Feb. 25, 2003
6500268 Dry cleaning method Dec. 31, 2002
6500040 Method for cleaning phosphor screens for use with field emission displays Dec. 31, 2002
6496997 Hard disk driver with an integrated structure for electrostatically removing dielectric particles generated during the operation, and electrostatic cleaning method for a hard disk driver Dec. 24, 2002
6495215 Method and apparatus for processing substrate Dec. 17, 2002
6490746 Apparatus and method for cleaning objects having generally irregular, undulating surface features Dec. 10, 2002
6474355 Particle removing vacuum system for assembly of FBGA packages Nov. 5, 2002
6453496 Apparatus for removing contaminant particles on a photomask Sep. 24, 2002
6311037 Image-bearing member cleaning method and electrophotographic image forming apparatus Oct. 30, 2001

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